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1. (WO2018204411) METHOD FOR CONVERSION OF WET BIOMASS TO ENERGY

Pub. No.:    WO/2018/204411    International Application No.:    PCT/US2018/030524
Publication Date: Fri Nov 09 00:59:59 CET 2018 International Filing Date: Wed May 02 01:59:59 CEST 2018
IPC: B09B 3/00
C02F 11/18
Applicants: BOARD OF REGENTS OF NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION, ON BEHALF OF UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA, RENO
Inventors: CORONELLA, Charles, J.
Title: METHOD FOR CONVERSION OF WET BIOMASS TO ENERGY
Abstract:
Disclosed herein is a method of converting waste, such as wet biomass, to a clean product and energy, including heat, and/or power. The disclosed method combines hydrothermal processing, also known as anaerobic hydrothermal carbonization, followed by wet air oxidation, adding sufficient oxygen to ensure rapid and complete destruction of organics.